Hong Kong leader says protesters in latest clashes can be called 'rioters'

Mon, Jul. 15, 2019

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam said on Monday protesters who clashed with police on the weekend were rioters.

Retailers cash in on Amazon's 'free marketing' on Prime Day

Mon, Jul. 15, 2019 Inc’s Prime Day is now a major marketing opportunity and shopping event in the annual calendar for other U.S. retail companies, rivaling the Thanksgiving holiday’s Black Friday as a driver of sales.

Italian farmers oppose EU-Mercosur trade deal: Italy's agriculture minister

Mon, Jul. 15, 2019

Italy’s farm sector strongly opposes the trade deal that the European Commission reached with the Mercosur group of South American countries in June

Box Office: 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' crushes 'crawl,' 'stuber'

Mon, Jul. 15, 2019

Sony’s “Spider-Man: Far From Home” claimed victory again during its second weekend in theaters, dominating over new releases

South Africa's Zuma to face corruption inquiry

Mon, Jul. 15, 2019

Former South African president Jacob Zuma will be questioned at a public inquiry into state graft on Monday, a dramatic fall from grace for a politician.

Oil prices nudge up on Chinese economic data

Mon, Jul. 15, 2019

Oil prices rose slightly on Monday as Chinese industrial output and retail data topped expectations.

China 2nd quarter GDP growth slows to 27yr low as trade war bites, more stimulus seen

Mon, Jul. 15, 2019

China’s economic growth slowed to 6.2% in the second quarter, its weakest pace in at least 27 years, as demand at home and abroad faltered in the face of mounting U.S. trade pressure.

Trump tells Democratic congresswomen to 'go back' to 'fix' countries they came from

Mon, Jul. 15, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday told a group of mostly American-born Democratic congresswomen to “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came,” a comment that was condemned by Democrats as racist.